Census reveals rate of youth homelessness in NSW has doubled - Latest data shows youth homelessness crisis in NSW is growing at an epidemic rate. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Australia, 14 March 2018: Today’s Census data reveals the rate of youth homelessness in NSW has increased by an alarming 92% since 2011, with 9,048 young people aged 12-24 recorded as homeless on Census night. Furthermore, the rate […]
Good Practice Guidelines for working with Unaccompanied Children 12 – 15 years accessing Specialist Homelessness Services - Through various discussions and consultations with the membership of Yfoundations and the Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) sector, a need was identified for greater consistency, transparency and accountability across services working with and supporting unaccompanied children 12 – 15 years of age. In March 2016, Yfoundations senior project officer Kiera Talon initiated consultations with the SHS […]
ReCHARGE 2017 - Yfoundations is thrilled to present the full program for ReCHARGE 2017. Yfoundations ReCHARGE conferences are a great opportunity for those who work tirelessly to serve the most disadvantaged young people to come together and share knowledge on how to meet the challenges faced daily. ReCHARGE 2017 will be held over the 15th and 16th of […]
YOUTH HOMELESSNESS MATTERS DAY 2017 - This year Youth Homelessness Matters Day will fall on Wednesday the 5th of April. As in previous years we will encouraging everyone to LIKE. SHARE. ACT. Additionally here in NSW we will be focusing on the fifth foundation for ending youth homelessness: Education and Employment. Emphasising the crucial role that access to education and employment play in preventing, and assisting young people in exiting […]
Yfoundations acknowledges the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work from. Yfoundations and all staff pay respects to Elders past, present and future.
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